From Matrox’ press release:
The card also incorporatesWhat-You-See-Is-What-You-Get (WYSIWYG) video output plug-ins for leading editing and compositing applications. Ideal for PCI environments such as servers, Linux platforms and PCI workstations, as well as multi-board configurations, install multiple Parhelia PCI boards in a single PC or pair it up with the Parhelia AGP 8X for extraordinary display real estate.
â€œThe Matrox Parhelia PCI is the perfect addition to our award winning line of professional multi-display graphics cards for video workstation users,â€ says Caroline Injoyan, product manager, Matrox Graphics. â€œThis productivity enhancing graphics solution offers video professionals the ability to integrate multiple Parhelia PCI cards into their workstations while providing remarkable viewing, input and output options â€“ all the while offering uncompromised stability and image quality.â€
Featuring 256 MB of DDR memory, a PCI-X interface designed for both 33 and 66 MHz buses, as well as Y/C and composite input and output support, the Parhelia PCI boasts the industry’s most advanced multi-display technologies; including the ability to power 9.2 MP panels at 3840 x 2400 @ 24 Hz, through dual 400 MHz RAMDACs. The Parhelia PCI 256 MB card provides remarkable dual-DVI and productivity enhancing Dual-display plus TV output technology, enabling it to power dual 1600 x 1200 @ 32bpp analog outputs and a video monitor, from a single chip. For maximum onscreen real estate, the card’s specialized third RAMDAC supports a TripleHead WindowsÂ® desktop to a maximum resolution of 3840 x 1024 @ 32bpp. WYSIWYG video output plug-ins, which enable unique preview capabilities with Parhelia, are offered for AdobeÂ® PremiereÂ® Pro, After EffectsÂ® and PhotoshopÂ®, Discreet 3ds maxâ„¢ and NewTek LightWave 3DÂ®.
The Parhelia PCI 256 MB graphics card is also the perfect solution for multiple board configurations and when paired with the new Matrox Advanced Synchronization module, provides genlock and frame-lock support with multi-board systems and across several Matrox multi-board platforms.
Pricing and Availability
The Matrox Parhelia PCI 256 is available at an ESP of $699 US, directly from Matrox at http://shopmatrox.com/ or by calling 800-361-1408, and through select authorized dealers.